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February 3, 2016

Blogs Net­work has been upgraded to Word­Press 4.4.2

At approximately 11 am Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016, the UW Blogs Network has been updated to the newest current WordPress version (4.4.2) which includes the 4.4 release:

Read More on WordPress.org

As well as some maintenance releases:

WordPress 4.4.1 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.4.2 Security and Maintenance Release

Occa­sion­ally sites with UW based themes do not update correctly.  If your site is one of them, there is a sim­ple workaround:

  1. Login to https://blogs.uw.edu/{sitename}/wp-admin/themes.php
    1. Be sure and change ‘{site­name}’ to the actual name of your site, usu­ally your netid or a depart­men­tal netid.
  2. Acti­vate a different theme.
  3. Re-activate the orig­i­nal theme. — that should clear up the problem.

If you have any questions, please contact:

UW-IT Customer Services
help at uw.edu
206-221-5000